Soccer Nova Scotia: A community driven, nationally recognized leader in the development and growth of soccer.
Our mission is to provide leadership to our members by building vibrant communities through a player-centred approach embracing the values of fair play, respect and a passion for the game of soccer.
Player-centred Players are our primary focus.
Respect We work to create a respectful environment.
Inclusion We foster an inclusive community and work with and support members to achieve success within the game of soccer.
Innovation We are constantly looking for new and creative ways to improve the experience for our members.
Quality We strive to achieve the best in everything we do.
Integrity We are committed to being open and transparent
Vice President – David Risk
Laurie Halfpenny MacQuarrie
Leanne French Munn
Soccer Nova Scotia is pleased to offer university entrance student awards/scholarships to outstanding members of Soccer Nova Scotia. Recipients must commence post-secondary studies at a Canadian university or college in the same year the award is presented. Applicants must be Soccer Nova Scotia members. Applicants will be accepted if they were registered players or referees for Summer 2022 or Winter 2022-2023.
Soccer Nova Scotia Student Awards are non-renewable entrance scholarships. They are awarded in the name of the recipient after September 15 of the same year they are awarded upon proof of registration and payment at a university or college. The deadline to provide proof of registration and payment is January 31 of the following year or you may forfeit your award.
Successful recipients must agree that a photograph of themselves can be used for promotional purposes and submit a short Thank You acceptance video.
Applicants must submit online all of the following requirements:
Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Successful applicants should expect to be contacted between May 25 to June 2.
Any questions regarding the Soccer Nova Scotia Scholarships should be sent to Kate Wigglesworth, email@example.com.
Soccer Nova Scotia is pleased to offer the following student awards for 2023:
Hartlen Family Scholarship – Open to male players with strong soccer skills, strong academics, and a history of giving back through coaching and/or training of others. $2,000.00$500/year for 4 yrs
Stephenie Allt Memorial Scholarship – Open to female players exemplifying community service and the values of fairness and sportsmanship of this young, outstanding player and celebrating the activity she loved most. $2,000.00$500/year for 4 yrs
Halifax King of Donair Scholarship – Open to all members in remembrance of the twenty years King of Donair was a senior soccer club; the wins, the losses, the laughs, the road trips, the friendships made, and remembering those who are no longer with us…Billy Patterson, Mourad Farid, Co-Founder Nick Garonis, and Ian Clark. $750.00
Dr. Irene Szuler Scholarship – Open to female players who demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership and truly exemplify effort, excellence, and commitment to the game of soccer. Experience with the National Team program is an asset.$750.00
Frank H. Bailey Memorial Scholarship – Open to male players in memory of long-time Soccer Nova Scotia President, Frank Bailey.$600.00
Robert Sayer Scholarship – Open to female players in honour of the first soccer inductee to the Nova Scotia Hall of Fame – Builder.$600.00
VanRoy Tobitt Memorial Scholarship – Open to male referees in memory of one of the first Nova Scotia-based referees to reach National level status.$750.00
Carol Shadbolt Scholarship – Open to female referees in honour of the first female soccer referee in Nova Scotia.$750.00
Applicants must complete all sections on the application form with the exception of the Halifax King of Donair Essay as it only applies to applicants selecting the Halifax King of Donair Scholarship. Transcripts, Letters of Reference and a headshot photo must be uploaded to the application. Any certificates, additional information may be added along with the Letters of Reference upload. The completed application must reach Soccer Nova Scotia no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE SOCCER NOVA SCOTIA MEMBERS (EITHER REGISTERED PLAYERS OR REFEREES FOR SUMMER 2022 OR WINTER 2022/23).
High School(s) Attended:
Awards, Recognition, additional Certifications (attach list if necessary)
All documents must be received no later than 4:30 pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.
Regional Director of Soccer Development
SOCCER NOVA SCOTIA